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Wilkinson County, Mississippi


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Statistics & Facts

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.
The population of Centreville is approximately 1,771 (1990), 1684 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 693 (1990), 622 (2010).
The amount of land area in Centreville is 5.996 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Centreville to Washington DC is 980 miles.
The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 99 miles. (as the crow flies)
Centreville is positioned 31.08 degrees north of the equator and 91.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Centreville elevation is 380 feet above sea level.


in southwestern Mississippi, 38 miles from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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History & History Related Items

The birth and death of a World War II Army Camp - Camp Van Dorn
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Camp Van Dorn Museum
138 East Main Street
Post Office Box 1113
Centreville, MS 39631
Phone: 601-645-9000
Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm
1st & 3rd Saturdays 10am-4pm

Ann Moody - a civil rights activist who was born in Wilkinson County on 15 September 1940. Even as a child, she had a desire for a better life and social reform for African-Americans in Mississippi. She wrote a book entitled Mr. Death in 1975, but is most noted for her autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi that describes her life growing up in Centreville with the problems and difficulties she faced, her work as a civil rights activist and her eventual exit from the south.
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Centreville is located in the Central Time Zone.

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